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  • Leather bags, no logos: Recipe for startup's success 

    Jennifer Chong designed an affordable, logo-free men's leather bag. Fourteen months later, her startup has brought in $1 million.

  • An e-bike with a retro feel 

    American start up, Vintage Electric, is determined to create hand-made electric bikes in the land where the car is king. The company wants to take a stand against planned obsolescence, designing timeless products that are built to last for generations.

  • How this slow cooker is empowering women 

    Wonderbag, a simple cooking device made from polycotton and recycled foam, is helping women in rural communities cut down on time spent in the kitchen.

  • An app that helps collectors reach more people 

    Boxes lets people buy, sell, trade or just show off their prized collections.

  • This website helps parents keep kids busy 

    KidPass lets parents search for and book activities for their children across New York City. The company plans to expand to other major cities this year.

  • This entrepreneur is transforming London's street food scene 

    Jonathan Downey is a businessman helping to transform vacant spaces into vibrant street food markets. He's the co-founder of London Union, a venture to grow London's street food scene, create employment and bring communities together.

  • From Facebook fan page to Latino social media giant 

    Lance Rios started with a Facebook fan page asking fellow Latinos to define what it means to be Latino in America. It's grown into a marketing business featuring comic skits, memes and shared recipes that's attracted millions of followers on social media. Past and current clients of 'Being Latino' include Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble and Honeywell.

  • Designer seeks to bring joy into people's homes  

    Graphic Designer Joy Cho started off just blogging her ideas. Today she has millions of followers dedicated to her lifestyle brand, Oh Joy! The millennial designs everything from dishes to pillows, baby clothes to wallpaper. You can find her designs in stores including Target. See how this young entrepreneur built her brand.

  • Pow Wham Zap! Meet a real life comic book hero  

    Ariell Johnson is the first black female comic book owner on the East Coast.